Staying Sharp: “I like to treat myself to Dalstrong knives. From the packaging to using them in my kitchen, they’re great.”
Top Shelf Villains: “I’m into collecting figurines (especially Disney villains—the Evil Queen is a classic). At Malika, you may find Miss Marvel, Yoda, or Gandhi.”
True Crime: “I am completely hooked on the ID channel to the point that I’ll have it on while prepping in my kitchen.”
BoHo Chic: “The brand Free People is so fun. They carry pieces with fabrics and embroidery that remind me of Pakistani fashion—comfy and unique.”
Pakistani Playlist: “I grew up listening to South Asian music and then married Raheel, who was in the Pakistani pop rock band Verses.”
Along with her husband, Raheel Gauba, Maryam Ghaznavi started delivering her Pakistani specialties door-to-door during the pandemic, laying the groundwork for the couple’s restaurants, Malika and Ma’am Saab.
Ghaznavi's dishes reflect her Punjabi culture and use a variety of spices